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Battery Modelling Engineer

Battery Modelling Engineer

Hernshead Recruitment

Battery Modelling Engineer – Battery Management Systems

Job duties:

  • Battery modelling
  • Cell modelling: predicting battery performance for pack design, providing information to feed Battery Management System (BMS) development
  • Experience with cell electrical & thermal modelling (finite element thermal models, cell ageing modelling from theoretical models and/or experimental data, Object-oriented multi domain modelling of single cells for performance, heat generation, temperature distribution)
  • Module and pack modelling:
    • Scaling up of cell models from a lumped model into module or pack model
    • Modelling different cooling systems interfacing cells to inform design
  • Battery testing
    • Supporting battery test planning to validate models developed
    • Parameter extraction (input data for BMS algorithms: Capacity and OCV curve extraction, ECMs, DCIR)
    • Data analysis (automated scripting, exploration, pattern spotting, reporting)

Key skills:

  • Knowledge of battery system architectures and battery management systems
  • Experience of using model-based development languages such as Matlab & Simulink
  • Knowledge of cell electrical and thermal modelling techniques
  • Knowledge of cell testing techniques
  • Ability to generate battery model plans, analyse data and report on performance
  • Proactive, self-motivated with a keen attention for detail
  • Willing to learn new skills and problem solve on exciting, technically challenging projects
  • Communication and team working skills

Desired qualifications & experience:

  • Degree qualified in a relevant engineering discipline
  • Familiar with laboratory equipment and test facilities
  • Familiar with measurement, calibration & testing conditions
  • Exposure to other coding languages (C, C++, C#, Python)
  • Familiar with good software practices, coding standards, version control/management, issue tracking, and testing
  • Ability to conduct literature research to keep up to date with latest developments
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Job Overview
Category
Automotive EV
Offered Salary
45000
Consultant